'Local Heroes' awarded by KCET and Union Bank

Lalo Alcaraz, Sal Castro, Alex Nogales and Ozomatli - Local Heroes 2010

By Dena Burroughs - via
Published on LatinoLA: October 11, 2010

'Local Heroes' awarded by KCET and Union Bank

The Local Heroes Awards were presented by KCET and Union Bank last Thursday as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Awards were presented to cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz, educator Sal Castro, executive Alex Nogales, and music group Ozomatli, in an event held at KCET's Studio B, in Silverlake.

Lalo Alcaraz is a prolific Chicano political cartoonist, well known for his nationally syndicated comic strip La Cucaracha, which has appeared in dozens of publications, including the LA Times, the New York Times, LA Weekly, and more.

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